Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies
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Rachel Adeleye

Graduate Student, LAS/IS


Interests: oral story telling; Afro-Brazilian studies; natural hair movement; movimento negro; identity formation; youth empowerment; access to information; discourse production; race; information studies

Andrea Clark

Graduate Student, LAS


Interests: Indigenous studies; African diaspora; human rights; sexual and reproductive rights

Stephannie Coix

Graduate Student, LAS


Interests: Afro-Mexican studies; Afro-Latin American and African studies; race; identity and agency; Postcolonial theory

Sherley Córdova

Graduate Student, LAS


Interests: Social movements; Central America; El Salvador

Caroline Daigle

Graduate Student, LAS/CRP


Interests: community planning; gender and development; NGOs in Laitn America; access to resources; marginalized populations

Alicia Danze

Graduate Student, LAS


Interests: Latin American feminism, femicide, sexual violence, poverty/marginality; grassroots social movements; U.S. political/cultural imperialism

Moravia De La O

Graduate Student, LAS/SW


Interests: human rights defenders; acompañamiento psico-social; Mexico; trauma; drug war; female-identified activists

Julia Duranti

Graduate Student, LAS/CRP


Interests: Colombia; Afro-descendant, idigenous, and campesin@ movements; neoliberalism; violence; forced displacement; development studies; social change; activist research; peace-building

Brian Eggert

Graduate Student, LAS/IS


Interests: media studies; mobile information technology; networks; race; Brazil; Mexico

Sebastian Gallardo

Graduate Student, LAS/CRP


Interests: cultural politics; Afro-descendent and indigenous peoples of Latin America; Ecuador

Dora Gonzalez

Graduate Student, LAS/SW


Interests: Forced migration from Central America; gang violence; government corruption; layered trauma; social work with Latina/os

Lynda Gonzalez

Graduate Student, LAS/Journalism


Interests: Latina/o education in the U.S.; border studies; photojournalism; immigration; Mexico; U.S.-Mexico relations; media representation; intersections between gender, race, sexuality, and social class; indentity formation; cultural studies

Sharon Gorenstein

Graduate Student, LAS


Interests: Interpersonal, urban, and institutional violence; gender; sexuality; education; Peru; sociology

Julio Gutierrez

Graduate Student, LAS


Interests: neoliberalism in Latin America; critical theory; subjectivity; El Salvador

José Guzman

Graduate Student, LAS/GPS


Interests: democracy in Latin America; developmental studies; environmental studies

Daniela Hernandez Salazar

Graduate Student, LAS/GPS


Interests: democratization; government transparency and accountability; clientelism; anthropology; development in Latin America; social and economic policy; race, gender, sexuality, and social class; geospatial analysis using GIS

Francisco Herrera

Graduate Student, LAS


Interests: social movements; collective action; Afro-descendant and idigenous politics; development; nation-building; citizenship; critical theory

Rebecca Jackson

Graduate Student, LAS/RTF


Interests: media studies; transnational media flow; immigration; identity formation; decolonial media practices; media representation; diasporas of Latin America

Alexandra Lamina Luguana

Graduate Student, LAS/CRP


Interests: Ecuador; indigenous studies; social change; conservation and sustainable management of natural resources in the Amazon; urban planning

Anayeli Marcos-Flores

Graduate Student, LAS/SW


Interests: Immigration; mixed-status; children; trauma; social justice; reproductive rights; environmental justice; mental health; activism and social movements

Vincent Mauro

Graduate Student, LAS


Interests: political parties and party systems; inequality; political economy and economic development; Latin American politics

Eric Nava-Perez

Graduate Student, LAS


Interests: Democracy in Latin America; economic history; GIS; immigration; labor and social movements; international political economy

Devin Oliver

Graduate Student, LAS/CRP


Interests: Brazil; Black LGBT youth; violence; gay tourist spaces; social media; transnational queer studies; Black geographies; African diaspora; feminist political geography; participatory mapping

Lynn Panepinto

Graduate Student, LAS/SW


Interests: social work with Latinos; trauma; immigration; children; families; child abuse reporting

Mollie Picha

Graduate Student, LAS/CRP


Interests: Sustainability; community and regional planning; early education in Latin America; development studies

José Rubio-Zepeda

Graduate Student, LAS/CRP


Interests: transnationalism and identity; migration; African Diaspora in Central America and the Caribbean, especially the Dominican Republic; globalization; sustainability; development; cultural studies; masculinity; class; gender; sexuality and ethnicity

Giovana Sanchez

Graduate Student, LAS


Interests: women's history and gender studies; Brazilian history; education; subaltern studies

Crysbel Tejada

Graduate Student, LAS


Interests: Afro-Caribbean history; communities; environmental issues; queer latina/o communities

Juan Tiney Chirix

Graduate Student, LAS/CRP


Interests: Indigenous studies in Guatemala; inequality; political economics; cooperativism and neoliberalism; DR-CAFTA; decolonization of planning

Scott David Weaver

Graduate Student, LAS/Law


Interests: Mexico; violence; critical theory; law

Emma Whittington

Graduate Student, LAS/IS


Interests: information organization; access to information; libraries and archives

Sara Zavaleta

Graduate Student, LAS/SW


Interests: race; mental health; gender; sexuality; immigration; public health; social justice

  • Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies

    University of Texas at Austin
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    2300 Red River Street D0800
    Austin, Texas 78712